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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) AND THE WATER CATS
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1319319
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1972. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial glazed boards with white title to spine. Colour lithograph illustrations. 32 pages. 10.75" x 8". What happens when Orlando and his family go to visit their cousins the Water Cats in France. ISBN: 0224006622. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn, spine slightly faded. Barcode label to rear cover. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Some light foxing to page margins/textblock. Generally contents clean.

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ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) AND THE WATER CATS
Written by Kathleen Hale. Illustrated by Kathleen Hale.
Stock no. 1319223
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1972. Very good condition.

Green pictorial glazed boards with white title to spine. Colour lithograph illustrations. 32 pages. 10.75" x 8". What happens when Orlando and his family go to visit their cousins the Water Cats in France. ISBN: 0224006622. Spine and corners bumped, spine faded. Some grubby marks to covers and remains of a barcode label to rear cover. Name in ink to front pastedown. Pale damp(?) stain to lower edges of pages, only affects 2mm (no text or illustrations affected).

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DRY GUILLOTINE
Written by Rene Belbenoit.
Stock no. 2133299
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Fifteen Years Among the Living Dead by Rene Belbenoit Prisoner No. 46635. The story of a man's dauntless courage in his struggle against death, insanity, and the atrocities of the French "Guiana Hell." Dark red/brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Page browning; light foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with some tears, creasing and chips, but only minimal loss

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DOCTOR DOLITTLE IN THE MOON
Written by Hugh Lofting. Illustrated by Hugh Lofting.
Stock no. 2132965
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1949. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, purple titles and borders. Pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Spine and cover edges are browned/faded. Name to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased and torn with chips of loss; some browning.

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PETER DUCK
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1318756
Published by Jonathan Cape. 4th 1932. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt title to front. Front endpaper is a chart of the atlantic ocean. B/w text illustrations throughout. 431 pages. 8 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped. Spine slightly faded with foxspots. Name in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Foxing to contents, especially at textblock.

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THE BELGIAN TWINS
Written by Lucy Fitch Perkins. Illustrated by Lucy Fitch Perkins.
Stock no. 1318685
Published by Jonathan Cape. 6th 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

With an introduction by Rhoda Power. Pink cloth, black titles to front cover and spine. B/w illustrations. 189 pages. Spine slightly bumped, corners lightly rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned and some light foxing to contents. Some of the b/w illustrations have been coloured in. Dustwrapper is edge torn with some loss, tape repairs on verso. Some slight browning to spine of dustwrapper.

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THE SWISS TWINS
Written by Lucy Fitch Perkins. Illustrated by Lucy Fitch Perkins.
Stock no. 1318684
Published by Jonathan Cape. 7th 1949. Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, black titles. 151 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Book leans to one side a little. Neat colouring to the b/w illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper is edge chipped and a little grubby.

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THE SPANISH TWINS
Written by Lucy Fitch Perkins. Illustrated by Lucy Fitch Perkins.
Stock no. 1318683
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Orange boards, black titles to front cover and spine. B/w illustrations. 149 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Some foxing else contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly faded/browned to spine, small hole to spine edge of front panel. Some light foxing to dustwrapper.

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THE ESKIMO TWINS
Written by Lucy Fitch Perkins. Illustrated by Lucy Fitch Perkins.
Stock no. 1318682
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Black titles. B/w illustrations. Cheaper edition. Spine and corners bumped. Slight fading to cover edges. Light page browning to endpapers, light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss, slightly grubby and browned to spine.

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THE INDIAN TWINS
Written by Lucy Fitch Perkins. Illustrated by Lucy Fitch Perkins.
Stock no. 1318656
Published by Jonathan Cape. 6th 1947. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, black titles to front cover and spine. B/w illustrations. 176 pages. Spine and corners bumped, cover edges slightly rubbed. Light foxing to textblock. Child's writing (in pen and pencil) in belongs to box, messy writing to top margin of title-page partially erased (still evident as heavy pencil was used).

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BAMBI - A LIFE IN THE WOODS
Written by Felix Salten.
Stock no. 1318648
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1952. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Type reset. Green cloth, blue title to spine and vignette to front. B/w chapter headers. Spine slightly faded and bumped. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing and page browning to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped, browned and foxed.

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PETER DUCK
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1318630
Published by Jonathan Cape. 8th 1937. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt title to front. Front endpaper is a chart of the atlantic ocean. B/w text illustrations throughout. 431 pages. 8 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Some foxing to contents.

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